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The One Pizza Vito's From Vito's Pizza Endorses

echoparkdirt Aug 20, 2012 12:12 PM

Is.......

Olio. He fully endorses.

He also said good things about the simple Chicago-style pies of Casa Bianca.

Olio
8075 West 3rd Street #100 Los Angeles, CA 90048
(323) 930-9490

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    Clyde RE: echoparkdirt Aug 20, 2012 12:23 PM

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE Vitos... I am not blown away by Olio or Casa Bianca. Two places I have no desire to ever return to for Pizza.

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      echoparkdirt RE: Clyde Jun 8, 2013 04:29 PM

      I just went back to Casa Bianca last nite and had the sausage. In retrospect, I find it unimpressive. The crust is tasteless and cardboardey. The sausage is fine. Average.

      Maybe my stay on the Westside -- where I enjoyed the wonderful light rustic pleasures of the Stella Rosa pizza -- spoiled me for Casa Bianca.

      I will check in on Bollini's in Monterey Park soon to see if that matches up to my memory...

      1. re: echoparkdirt
        SilverlakeGirl RE: echoparkdirt Jun 8, 2013 05:04 PM

        I see Settebello is opening in the Marina next.

    2. lapizzamaven RE: echoparkdirt Aug 20, 2012 02:46 PM

      though i havent been in a while, i loved the pies at Olio...Brad is a very serious pizzaiolo/chef...not impressed at all by Casa Bianca...just dont get the attraction...Settebello in Pasadena has me most excited...have to see about consistency but i had a great Margherita w/sausage there a couple weeks ago...

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        WildSwede RE: lapizzamaven Aug 21, 2012 03:30 PM

        Yeah, I don't see the attraction to Casa Bianca. Never tried Olio - will need to trek down there soon. I love Settebello and have probably been there about 30 times. I can tell you they are very consistent! I usually get the Margherita, but have tried several others that are also stellar. Pilar, my favorite waitress, knows that I love their pizza with roasted potatoes on them so she lets me know. Also, she will give you good, honest recs. She is there during weekdays at lunch.

      2. Arthur RE: echoparkdirt Aug 21, 2012 09:05 AM

        echoparkdirt: where can we find this endorsement from Vito? Is it published somewhere, or did Vito say this to you personally, or did you just hear about it secondhand?

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          echoparkdirt RE: Arthur Aug 21, 2012 02:35 PM

          lol. i interviewed him Sunday. He was amazing. Gave me a free slice too!

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